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Sep 28, 2022

January 16, 1949 - Jack's Scrapbook

Ronald Colman dreams he is Jack Benny and Jack is him.

References include the bug California snowfall, the Rose Bowl Queen, songs "slow Boat to China", "Nature Boy", an "California Hear I Come", Ferde Grofé and "Pennies from Benny", a touring vault for the March of Dimes

Sep 21, 2022

February 1, 1948 - Jack and Mary See Ronald Colman's Movie. 

References include Dennis's wedding, Dorothy Dix advice column, USC football, Schlitz beer, Herbert Hoover, General Eisenhower, Tom Breneman, Hawaii travelogue, Ciro's nightclub with Xavier Cugat and Jerry Lester, celebrities like Lana Turner and Frank...

Sep 14, 2022

November 9, 1947 - The Corner Drug Store, Denny Day does a funny Ronald Colman impression. The REAL Ronald Coleman is also in this episode in one of the funniest scenes ever!

References include Norman Krasna (with a call back to Mel Blanc's woody woodpecker laugh), Phil Haris' Fitch Bandwagon show, A Day in the Life of...

Sep 7, 2022

April 27, 1947 - Leaving for Chicago with the Colmans.  Jack Benny is getting ready for his stage tour and tickets for his program for Ronald and Benita Colman.

References include the controversy over Fred Allen. He had been cut off by the NBC censors for a joke last week. In the episode they mention Adagio acts, Fred...